Ahmed Elmarakby

Associate Professor

Ahmed Elmarakby

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Dental College of Georgia
Department of Oral Biology and Diagnostic Sciences

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

The Graduate School

Dental College of Georgia
Department of Oral Biology

Bio

I have long lasting experience in addressing how to protect kidney against pathophysiological changes of diabetes and hypertension. I have been really interested in addressing the role of oxidative stress and inflammatory cytokines in the pathogenesis and progression of renal injury in cardiovascular disease.

  • (706) 721-2748
  • (706) 721-6252
  • CL 2126

Education

  • Ph.D., Pharmacology Medical College of Georgia, 2004

  • MS, Pharmacology Mansoura University, 1998

  • BS, Pharmacy Mansoura University, 1993

Certifications

  • Board Certified Pharmacist in the United States Georgia, 2006

  • Board Certified Pharmacist Egypt , 1993

Awards & Honors

  • Best poster award Winter Eicosanoid meeitng , 2018

  • Travel Award Winter Eicosanoid meeting, 2018

  • New Investigator Travel Award, Council on Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease, High Blood Pressure Research Conference, New Orleans 2013 American Heart Association, 2013

  • Water and Electrolyte Young Investigator Award Experimental Biology Meeting, 2011

  • Annual High Blood Pressure Research Conference New Investigator Award 62nd High Blood Pressure Research Conference, 2008

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • BMBS 5201

    Bioclinical Seminar I
  • BMBS 5403

    Bioclinical Seminar III
  • BMEN 5201

    Endocrine System
  • OBMP 9010

    Grad Oral Bio Seminar
  • BMNN 5102

    Nervous Sys & Neuroscience II
  • OBMP 8004

    Topics in Oral Biology 4
  • OBPR 8004

    Topics in Oral Biology IV
  • BMBS 5302

    Bioclinical Seminar II
  • OBMP 5002

    Bioclinical Seminar II
  • BMFN 5101

    Biomedical Foundations I
  • BMFN 5102

    Biomedical Foundations II
  • BMCR 5301

    Cardiovascular & Renal Systems
  • BMGH 5301

    Gastrointestinal & Hepatobilia
  • BMHD 5101

    Host Def, Path & Mgt Infect
  • DPHM 5002

    Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • DPHM 5003

    Pharmacology Seminar
  • BMRS 5301

    Respiratory System
  • OBMP 8003

    Topics in Oral Biology 3
  • OBPR 8003

    Topics in Oral Biology III

Teaching Interests

Pharmacology, Physiology, Biochemistry, Development Biology and Microbiology

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Increased arterial pressure in mice with overexpression of the ADHD candidate gene calcyon in forebrain. , 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Tetrahydrobiopterin improves endothelial function in patients with cystic fibrosis, 2018
    Cited Research
  • Influence of the selective COX-2 inhibitor celecoxib on sex differences in blood pressure and albuminuria in spontaneously hypertensive rats., 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Meloxicam fails to augment the reno-protective effects of soluble epoxide hydrolase inhibition in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats via increased 20-HETE levels., 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Novel molecular triggers underlie valproate-induced liver injury and its alleviation by the omega-3 fatty acid DHA: role of inflammation and apoptosis., 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Cytochrome P450 metabolites in cardiovascular disease

Department Service

  • Associate Director of the Oral Biology Graduate Program 2018 - 2019

    Role: Faculty Advisor
  • I- Chair of the Oral Biology Graduate Program Admission Committee, DCG 2017 - 2019

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Department Seminar 2018 - 2019

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Bioclinical Seminar 2018 - 2019

    Role: Attendee, Meeting
  • Chair of the Search Committee for Physiology Faculty Position , Department of Oral Biology, DCG 2017 - 2019

    Role: Committee Chair

College Service

  • DCG Scholarship Committee 2018 - 2019

    Role: Committee Member
  • Steering committee 2014 - 2019

    Role: Committee Member
  • Student Academic Review Committee 2013 - 2019

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • Univeristy Faculy rights and responsibility committee 2018 - 2020

    Role: Chairperson
  • University senate 2015 - 2018

    Role: Committee Member
  • Member of the Governance and Communication Committee 2016 - 2018

    Role: Committee Member
  • Grievance and dispute resolution 2013 - 2016

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Clinical Science and Frontier of Vascular Physiology Journals 2015 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • Fellow of the American Heart Association (FAHA) 2012 - Present

  • Pharmacological Research and Vascular Pharmacology 2007 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • Cardiovascular Pharmacology and Clinical Science 2006 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • American Heart Association 2005 - Present